Learning About Tracheostomy for Kids: Trachie-O Teaches Children!
Learning about Tracheostomy for Kids: Information from Trachie-O Potamus and Ginger Giraffe: This is Trachie-O-Potamus. You can call him Trachie-O if you would like. He
How to Form a Tracheostomy Team
Multidisciplinary tracheostomy teams have been shown to improve outcomes for patients with tracheostomy. Patients with tracheostomy are at high risk for preventable adverse events as
Preventing Infections in Patients with Tracheostomy
All healthcare workers and individuals caring for those with tracheostomy should understand methods of preventing and controlling the transmission of infection.
Tracheostomy Children’s Book
There are not many children’s books relating to tracheostomy. A tracheostomy is a tube that is placed to help someone breathe. A ventilator can be
Blom Tracheostomy Tube System
The Blom Tracheostomy Tube System (Pulmodyne) is a specialized tracheostomy tube which can allow adults to vocalize either with the cuff inflated or deflated. This
Tracheostomy Tips from Families and Patients
Patients and families with tracheostomy live each day with a trach and often become experts in management. Some patients have provided tracheostomy tips to help
Showering and Bathing with Tracheostomy
Before a patient goes home with a tracheostomy, the patient or care provider should be educated in how to shower or bathe with a tracheostomy
Tracheostomy Manikin for Tracheostomy Education
A tracheostomy manikin can be used for a simulation experience in order to train clinicians, patients and families on tracheostomy management and care. There are
Tracheostomy Simulation Lab
Each year more and more tracheostomy procedures are performed and in the current setting of Covid-19 we can expect more procedures being performed. However, clinicians
Is Tracheostomy Permanent?
Whether the tracheostomy is permanent or temporary depends on the initial indication for tracheostomy. Sometimes during placement, it is difficult to predict the amount of time one will require a tracheostomy tube.
Spotlight: Clearview Tracheostomy Simulation Device
The ClearView Tracheostomy Trainer is an interactive model that addresses the difficulties in tracheostomy comprehension and revolutionizes tracheostomy education. This versatile tracheostomy trainer can demonstrate
Tracheoesophageal Fistula and Tracheostomy
What is a tracheoesophageal fistula? A tracheoesophageal fistula is an abnormal connection between the trachea (airway) and the esophagus (food pipe). This can result in